Writing II Committee



Writing II Requirements by School

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UCLA College of Letters and Science
The Writing II requirement must be satisfied within seven terms of enrollment by completing one course from a list approved by the College faculty Executive Committee. Review the Writing II Master List on the Schedule of Classes or visit the College Academic Counseling office.

Applicable courses may also be applied toward preparation for the major requirements and, if approved for general education (GE) credit, may fulfill a GE requirement.

Transfer students with 90 or more units who have completed the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum will have satisfied the Writing I and Writing II requirements. No transfer student is admitted to the College without completing, with a grade of C or better (a grade of C- is not acceptable), a college-level writing course that the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools accepts as equivalent to English Composition 3.

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School of the Arts and Architecture
The Writing II requirement is satisfied by selecting a course from a faculty-approved Writing II Master List, which is published in the Schedule of Classes and available in the Student Services Office. The course must be completed with a grade of C or better (C- or a Passed grade is not acceptable) within the first six terms of enrollment.

A Writing II course also approved for general education may be applied toward the relevant general education foundational area.

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School of Theater, Film and TelevisionWriting II Requirements
The Writing II requirement is satisfied by selecting a course from a list of courses approved by the School's Faculty Executive Committee. The Writing II Master List can be found in the Schedule of Classes and is also available in the Student Services Office. The course must be completed with a grade of C or better (C- or a Passed grade is not acceptable) within the first six quarters of enrollment.

A Writing II course used to meet this requirement may not be applied toward a foundation area under general education or toward the literature requirement.

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Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Writing II Requirements
The engineering writing requirement is satisfied by selecting one approved engineering writing (EW) course from the HSSEAS writing course list or by selecting one approved Writing II (W) course. The course must be completed with a grade of C or better (C- or a Passed grade is not acceptable). The Writing II Master List can be found in the Schedule of Classes.

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Herb Alpert School of Music
The Writing II requirement must be satisfied within the first seven terms of enrollment by completing one course from a faculty-approved Writing II Master List, which is also available on the student Degree Audit. The course must be completed with a grade of C or better (C- or a Passed grade is not acceptable).

Applicable Writing II courses may also fulfill preparation for the major or minor requirements and, if approved for general education (GE) credit, may fulfill a GE requirement.

Transfer students with 90 or more units who have completed the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) will have satisfied the Writing I, Writing II, and reciprocity requirements. No transfer student is admitted to the school without completing, with a grade of C or better (C- grade is not acceptable), a college-level writing course that Undergraduate Admission accepts as equivalent to English Composition 3.


School of Nursing Writing II Requirements
The Writing II requirement must be satisfied within seven terms of enrollment by completing one course from a list approved by the College Faculty Executive Committee. The Writing II Master List can be found in the Schedule of Classes and is available in College Academic Counseling.

Applicable courses may also be applied toward preparation for the major requirements and, if approved for general education (GE) credit, may fulfill a GE requirement.